Psychology (California State University - Long Beach)

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    California State University - Long Beach

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    USD 30,403

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Program Description

Studying psychology is attractive to students who want to work in mental health, forensics, research, and many other promising fields. The psychology department at California State University, Long Beach offers a Bachelor of Arts in the discipline, including a special honors program housed within the department specially designed for psychology students.

The degree can be completed within four years if students follow a typical timeline for undergraduate study. Lower division prerequisites include General Psychology, Introductory Statistics, Research Methods, and Psychobiology, and the degree requires a total of 120 credits for completion, 40 of which must be from upper division courses.

Some of the foundational courses in the major include Abnormal Psychology, Human Behavior and Sexuality, and Introduction to Criminality. Students must complete at least 12 of their upper division psychology units while in residence at CSULB, and upon completion, will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in the subject.

About School

Established in 1949, California State University, Long Beach first opened its doors as the Los Angeles-Orange County State College. At the time, it enrolled just 160 students taught by 13 full-time faculty in an apartment on Anaheim Road. Through the years, the institution has gone through numerous name changes to...

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